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General view of Mausoleums of the middle group, Shah-I Zinda Complex, from right to left: Unknown mausoleum, Mausoleum of the 1380s, Octagonal pavilion, dome of the "double dome mausoleum", Samarkand, Uzbekistan, pictured on July 19, 2010, at dawn. The Shah-i-Zinda Complex is a necropolis of mausoleums whose legendary origin dates back to 676 when Kussam-ibn-Abbas arrived to convert the locals to Islam. So successful was he that he was assassinated whilst at prayer. His grave...
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